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Patricia Flaherty Pagan

Plunge

Published May 5, 2020 · 196 words (1 minute) · 90 views

Literary Fiction parenting flash fiction Magic in the mundane

Dive in and discover joy.

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Trent Jamieson

Property Values

Published Mar 23, 2020 · 129 words (1 minute) · 1 like · 69 views

parenting witches Property Legs What are houses for if not to let things in? Paragraph Stories

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Ben Serna-Grey

Where Gods Dance

Published Oct 11, 2019 · 1,244 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 285 views

Fantasy Horror Sorrow Monsters father and son Grief magic fatherhood Family loss parenting tragedy memory obsession death

Originally published in the March 2019 issue of Apex Magazine (issue 118), it's a flash piece about a father's obsessive and insatiable grief over the loss of his son, and where his grief takes him as he's unable to move beyond it.

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Steven Harper

The First Maxim

Published Aug 19, 2019 · 5,803 words (22 minutes) · 206 views

Fantasy magic parenting Magicians stage magic sleight-of-hand

I've always loved stage magic and sleight-of-hand. One day, I found myself wondering how such a performer would work in a world where magic was real, and I wrote a story to find out. "The First Maxim" first appeared in Marion Zimmer Bradley's FANTASY Magazine.

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Madeleine E. Robins

Willie

Published Apr 5, 2019 · 3,269 words (12 minutes) · 2 likes · 12 views

Fantasy parenting Frankenstein Mad science

Mary Shelley--a young mother dragged all over Europe in the wake of her poet husband--created a monster: Victor Frankenstein, who creates life and abandons it. But what if he'd stayed? How do you raise a very unusual child? It turns out: one day at a time.

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Tim McDaniel

Science BuzzKill Interview: Dr. Clive Crawley -- Crawley, I Tell You!

Published May 4, 2018 · 3,915 words (15 minutes) · 342 views

Humor Science Fiction Neil DeGrasse Tyson Bill Nye parenting mad scientist interview parent science reporting

It's not often that famed mad scientist Dr. Clive Crawley allows a member of the press to ask impertinent questions. But yes, yes -- go ahead! Scoff and deride! Mock and degrade! But assert that the doctor is not a good parent, and be prepared for consequences. Consequences, I say!

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M. E. Garber

Dancing

Published Sep 28, 2017 · 865 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 562 views

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Wendy Nikel

The Shape-Shifter's Mother

Published Sep 19, 2017 · 1,226 words (5 minutes) · 558 views

Fantasy magic animals bittersweet mother parenting childhood

A woman struggles to raise her child who’s never quite the same two days in a row.

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